Creative Mamas

By Stacy Teet | inspiration to create, connect & share

10 Minute Photo Keepsake Ornaments

<i>Trim the tree with these 10 minute photo keepsake ornaments. They take no time at all to make and it will mean so much to fill the tree with family</i> …

Crafting

DIY fabric buckets

I’m not exactly sure how many years Sanae and Ute have been running the Secret Valentine Exchange but it seems like I’ve managed to miss out on it a …

Sewing

16 Creative Mother's Day Gift Ideas

The Prettiest Valentine Petit Four Brownie Favors

After taking a month off of holiday baking (and keeping my “eat well” New Year’s resolution!) I get so excited about baking something sweet and …

Dessert

Vanilla Cake Valentine’s Cookies

This past Christmas my family and I discovered a wonderful recipe for Grinch cookies. Now granted, we were biased towards all things Grinch due to …

Dessert

Dottie Angel Dress

This was one of those fabrics that I saw and snatched up immediately, hoarding the giant bolt of fabric around the store with me and refusing to let …

Sewing

Heart Notebooks + Japanese Book Binding Tutorial

I’m so excited to bring another Japanese Book Binding Tutorial for you! This one with a Valentine’s Day twist. This book binding is called the Noble …

Sewing

5 Tips for Making a Family Photo Album

Heart Shaped Clay Candle Holders...

If you haven't already heard the news (over on Instagram...) I'm one of the contributors (among several other amazingly talented ladies!) for the new …

Valentine's Day

Copper Heart Wreath DIY

Free Knitting Pattern: Chunky Slouchy Leg Warmers

I love taking requests for handmade gifts. This year my littlest sister wanted chunky, slouchy, leg warmers and I was more than happy to knit them …

Knitting

Believe in Bountiful

Sometimes it’s hard for me to believe how fast the years are rolling by. This time of year comes around and I am a bit stupefied. My brain overflows …

Inspiration

21 amazing Star Wars DIY projects & gift ideas you’ll love

I’ve been waiting six years to create a Star Wars themed shared bedroom for my boys. I missed my chance when they were head over heels for clone …

Crafting

Simple Handmade Gift Idea: DIY Gilded Holiday Mug

Holiday gifts don’t have to be a headache, they can be both beautiful and budget-friendly! With a few supplies you can make your very own DIY Gilded …

Crafting

Knit Maxi Dress DIY

Last week marked our first Christmas party of the Season…woot woot! I love the holiday parties, it gives me an occasion to get dressed up and show …

Sewing

Free Pattern: Simple Ribbed Knit Hat

I got such wonderful response from my first knit hat pattern, I decided to write another one! This hat starts the same way, but the ribbing goes all …

Best Friends T Shirt DIY

I don’t know about you, but my kids fight like nobody’s business. They can argue tooth and nail over who’s turn it was to play with the pink sparkly …

Sewing

I Sewed Myself a Dress! And 4 Reasons to Sew Yourself One

I sewed myself a dress! And, in my opinion, it’s a huge accomplishment. I’ve always wanted to sew a dress and make clothing for myself but, until …

Sewing

DIY Recycled Soap Dispenser

I love a good and simple reuse idea. I enjoy a lot of glass bottled drinks (Topo Chico, Mexican Coke), so when I found these inexpensive bottle pour …

Hacking

DIY Keepsake Charm

Like most moms I am super sentimental, especially when it comes to little baby things. I want to keep every tiny outfit and adorable shoe, but I …

3D

Sew Something A New Mom Will Love

The post Sew Something A New Mom Will Love appeared first on Andrea's Notebook.I loved receiving handmade gifts for my babies. There is something …

Babies

Thrift Store Collector | Vintage Aprons

I love cooking for my kids. I'm no five-star chef, but there's something about tying on an apron and putting my hands and heart to work in nourishing …

Vintage

Halter and High Waist Bikini DIY - The Sewing Rabbit

I realized something recently. After 9 years and 3 kids, I was still wearing only one-piece bathing suits. It had been nearly TEN YEARS since I last …

Creative Meditation: a Simple How-To

Meditation. It’s a word full of assumptions. That it takes a lot of time. That it’s a shutting off of your brain. That only certain people can do it. …

Meditation

Braided Dress Free Pattern - The Sewing Rabbit

I love it when I stumble across something older, and it is suddenly <i>new</i> again. That is what happened when I recovered the braided dress free girl’s …

Edible Chocolate Bowls for Ice Cream • this heart of mine

It’s National Ice Cream month! Get your spoons ready!<p>After the love you gave the sprinkle bowls last month, I was inspired and I’m back with round …

Colorblock Bias Baby Blanket

I finally made Ronan his baby blanket. I was going to make him one like his brother's but I was struggling to find the perfect fabric. In the time I …

Yarn

Upcycled Jeans Quilt - Andrea's Notebook

I love a good pair of colored jeans, and I have a thing for colorful blankets, too, so today I’m combining them for this upcycled jeans quilt. I’m a …

DIY Fourth of July Shirts

I am a procrastinator. I don't get things done ahead of time and I work best under pressure. I used to consider this a major character flaw, but as I …

July 4th